Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.